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Freund, Hans-Joachim

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Cat. III Fisica, Chimica e applicazioni

Anno di nomina: 2021

Email: freund [@] fhi-berlin.mpg.de


Physics and Chemistry Professor Emeritus of the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society in Berlin (Germania).

Hans-Joachim Freund is a scientific member at the Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin where he was the head of the Department of Chemical Physics from 1995 until March 2019. The department was dedicated to the study of model catalysts, applying a large number of techniques and instruments, some of which were newly developed within the department to investigate oxide surfaces and oxide metal interfaces. He serves as Adjunct Professor at five universities in Germany and UK. He received awards in Europe, the US, and Asia. Hajo Freund is a member of six Academies including the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and holds three honorary Doctorates. He received the Gaede-Langmuir Award of the American Vacuum Society and is the recipient of the 2015 Michel Boudart for the Advancement of Catalysis by the North American Catalysis Society and the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. In 2019 he received the prestigious ACS Award in Surface Chemistry. Hajo Freund is Fellow of the American Physical Society and American Vacuum Society and has published more than 840 scientific papers with more than 51.000 citations and given about 800 invited talks. He has held a number of named lectureships around the world. He has educated more than 150 PhD students and collaborated with more than 80 postdoctoral associates